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with local law enforcement who had gone into schools talking about bullying, including cyber bullying and giving people concrete examples of things of situations they saw, it was remarkable. and that is why we will continue to do that work. so i hope today as we move forward you will understand that we are in this together with you at the department of justice. this is an all hands on deck enterprise. there is so much to do. i hope at the end of this day we will indeed all follow the lead of that student, walk out and say what are one or two things i'm going to do differently and better? how are we going to improve this situation? i hope if you take one and only one thing from melinda and my and ruslyn's remarks today, if you have an idea, please bring them to us. we want to learn from you. we are in this together and i want to say thank you because the most important thing we have is a recognition that you understand that this is indeed a national issue for us to deal with. i'm looking forward to the rest of the day, i appreciate your presence and i appreciate your leadership
later in the show. >> jamie: new controversy that is erupting over a gun law that goes into effect in new york today. it requires mental health professionals to report the names of patients they think could potentially hurt themselves or others. the federal department of veterans' affairs says it won't comply and senior correspondent eric shawn has the latest. >> reporter: the fact that some won't want to say patients are a threat. that is why they are fighting back against the new law. department of veterans affair they will not comply with the requirement and safe act cited concerns sharing veterans' records and they think is an invasion of privacy. it orders physicians and psychiatrists to report possibly dangerous patients to officials but the v.a. says federal laws safeguarding privacy of records does not require them to comply with the state law. federal law takes precedence over conflicting state and local laws. a democratic new york governor says defends the law and he says it would still be confidential. >> some organizations just say at the beginning of the day on all com
deported. >> we were talking about the law and it is to the fair. >> this fourth grade class at jefferson elementary is learning a very personal lesson on immigration law. >> we thought the law was supposed to protect us and help us go to school, but look what happened to rodrigo. please help us bring him back. >> they lobbied the city council to pass a resolution to send to congress in support of bringing home their classmate, 10-year-old rodrigo. their visas expired while visiting family in mexico. on january 10th, the u.s. customs officers denied their re-entry and sent them back to mexico with a five-year wait to reapply for new visas. >> what about rodrigo? who is fighting for rodrigo? we need to fight for rodrigo's rights. >> in the first berkeley council skype session, rodrigo joined his classmates. >> thank you, everyone, for what you are doing to try and get me home. >> the students wrote letters to their congressional representatives and the president asking for a waiver called humanitarian parole. >> we are just fourth grade kids, but you are doing a big thing. thank you. >> th
the law and it is to the fair. >> this fourth grade class at jefferson elementary is learning a very personal lesson on immigration law. >> we thought the law was supposed to protect us and help us go to school, but look what happened to rodrigo. please help us bring him back. >> they lobbied the city council to pass a resolution to send to congress in support of bringing home their classmate, 10-year-old rodrigo. their visas expired while visiting family in mexico. on january 10th, the u.s. customs officers denied their re-entry and sent them back to mexico with a five-year wait to reapply for new visas. >> what about rodrigo? who is fighting for rodrigo? we need to fight for rodrigo's rights. >> in the first berkeley council skypeession, session, joined h joined his classmates. >> thank you, everyone, for what you are doing to try and get me home. >> the students wrote letters to their congressional representatives and the president asking for a waiver called humanitarian parole. >> we are just fourth grade kids, but you are doing a big thing. thank you. >> the resolution passed, b
behind closed doors. the governor signed a bill into law and my office and the l.a. county sheriff have committed to keeping track and data of crimes that occur involving the internet or social media because we frankly don't have good data around that, particularly involved with crime so for the next couple of years we do will a lot of data collection and working with law enforcement and they're doing it and address this problem from evidence and outcome based area. thank you. >> thank you. >> no name other than more work for nance's staff. -- >> what we do in oakland -- i don't think bullying is more than a school issue. this is bully center thed. there is a way the violence perm mates across the board and i strongly believe that schools are the heart of health and community well being and the way we're going to transform this world is coming around our kids. we have a sacred obligation and kids to be safe and well connected and well known is all of us, all of us, all the time and even in the room today and the pretense and around the punter -- the question is if it came from the
to that. and it is about state leadership, not just looking at the civil rights laws for protection, but -- and it certainly is our job to vigorously enforce them -- but it is your job as superintendent to (inaudible) even where the federal civil rights laws don't protect you. so it's a case of taking what you are doing, what folks are doing across the country and putting those on places like stopbullying dwofl .org so we can scale those up around the country. >> recognizable face. >> (inaudible) and i'm also head of the san francisco commission on women and the lieutenant governor asked about data. actually we do have data on bullying in san francisco high schools, particularly bullying among lgbt girls. so for the first time this year we've incorporated data that kevin coggin and ilsa (inaudible) provided and their suicide rates are off the charts, lesbian girls in our district. it's actually from the cdy youth risk survey. i want to offer that as a resource to folks in this room and encourage you in this pursuit of data. >> thank you. >> my question centers around the point o
. >>> it's being said that bush violated laws by starting the war. the lawsuit was filed last week, an iraq refugee. they said they violated laws created after world war ii which defined when and how a country can go to war. >> the bush administration used 9 / 11 as an excuse. they conflating and scared and misled the public. they were able to scare people into supporting a war that had no basis. >> if successful it sets a legal precedence by saying the president and the others were liable. >> inside iraq today they marked the anniversary. more than 200 were injured in 20 attacks today. mostly car bombs in neighborhoods. no one has claimed responsibility for the bombings although the prime suspect is al qaeda. >>> an investigation is underway in nevada after 7 marines were killed last night. 7 other marines were injured. hospital officials say one has been discharged, one in fair condition and five in serious conditions. the marines are based at camp la june in north carolina. they stopped the
are dramatic. his attorney says any law abiding citizen's worst nightmare. it may be up to a judge to decide if accusations are true. >> a friend called me and said i was on the news for a shooting. i can i'm like this must be a joke. >> van wasn't laughing. he says in february of last year his friends told him he was wanted for a shooting. they'd seen this mug shot and he was being named as one of oakland's most wanted criminals. >> i went home, i was shokd like... why? why? who would do this to me? >> flanked by his attorneys he says he went to police to tell them they had the wrong guy. >> this is not me. >> van says he was thrown in jail. tree tlee days later released never charged with a crime and never told why, how his name became the folk yufs a criminal investigation. >> i was shameful. i don't know what people were thinking. >> 10 days after it began, he said his name remained on the most-wanted list. depicting him as a violent felon. van says he stayed on the list six months and he claims the city of oakland, chief and members of the oakland police department placed anymore consta
of a missed deadline. law enforcement has 72 hours to file charges after an arrest or the suspect is released. the work day ends officially at 5:00 p.m. fight was arrested at 4:56 on friday which means the district attorney had to file charges by 5:00 p.m. on tuesday. for some reason they thought they had until wednesday. the contra costa county sheriff's department says fight did not have any outstanding warrants so they had to released him. >> they never should have let him go. he obviously robbed a bank and there is evidence, and why over four minutes? >> iny tisht see. inefficiency. it is totally irresponsible, totally irresponsible. we have enough crazy people around. >> the senior deputy d.a. told abc7 news that we took the time because we thought we had the time. pinole police chief says his department was aware of the deadline, but on our end we should have been more definitive to push the time issue and we didn't. now the fbi says it is urgently trying to recapture a man who could be dangerous, desperate and willing to fight for the freedom that was mistakenly handed to him. police s
arrested, but he was back on the streets just three days later because of a deadline. law enforcement has 72 hours to file charges after an arrest or the suspect is released. the work day ends officially at 5:00 p.m. fight was arrested at 4:56 on friday which means the district attorney had to file charges by 5:00 p.m. on tuesday. for some reason they thought they had until wednesday. the contra costa county sheriff's department says fight did not have any outstanding warrants so they had to released him. >> they never should have let him go. he obviously robbed a bank and there is e evidence, and why over four minutes? >> iny tisht see. inefficiency. it is totally irresponsible, totally irresponsible. we have enough crazy people around. >> the senior deputy d.a. told abc7 news that we took the time because we thought we had the time. pinole police chief says his department was aware of the deadline, but on our end we should have been more definitive to push the time issue and we didn't. now the fbi says it is urgently trying to recapture a man who could be dangerous, desperate and willin
it, complain about it. we need to support our law enforcement. >>reporter: this is not the only area looking to the hell's angles for help. this council member says the angles are coming to his district to weekend to help clean up. >>> taxi drivers showed up in droves, both inside and outside san francisco city hall tonight outraged about what they call an unlevel playing field. city leaders were meeting to vote on the plan that zapped real time information on caps so people can hail them using a mobile app. first they heard from cab drivers, demanding regulations. they also expressed concerns about a proposal to allow hundreds of more cabs in the next years. >> before you guys started flooding the streets there, were enough drivers to cover shifts. there aren't anymore. if you have a broken leg, i have to show up. >> why should we follow these rules when we can go get a pink mustache and ignore the rules. >> drivers said they're making 50% yet. >>> droves are for the next big thing in the aerospace industry. in sacramento, law makers heard from the military experts about the civilia
talking on the cell phones and tempting. traffic officers from law enforcement agencies throughout san mateo county are taking part. officers issued more than 200 citations during a similar crackdown early this year. >> it appears many of us are willing to pay for a faster commute. revenue from bay area toll lanes are higher than projected. they allow solo drivers to pay a fee and jump if lanes normally reserved for car poolers. our media partner reports that toll lane revenue on highway 237 is more than 50 percent above projection. the toll users save 5 minutes to 20 minutes compared to other drivers. southbound interstate 680 is bringing up more toll revenue than expected at 33 percent higher on the sue -- sunol grid. time is money, as they say. >> indeed. this morning, time -- you will need extra to get to work. >> is that right, mike? >> from sheas to sausalito we have light rain. this is moving to the east. american canyon, napa, sonoma, you will get wet again. you can see this crosses over into san francisco right along near at&t park and headed down to the south and over near oa
next, undercover videos have changed animal cruelty laws in several states, but now when i it could be considered criminal activities to shoot the very videos of that made all the difference. >> and the progress report of the fourth part of the tunnel called i. >> welcome back at 5:30. i'm kira klapper in for carolyn tyler. we are starting this half-hour with a look at the weather. he's meteorologist lisa argen. >> hi, good morning. here's a look what you can expect today. starting out clear right now. we are looking for more clear sky throughout the afternoon. but there will be a few high clouds from time to time. but really a little bit of a breeze is going to kick up today. we will see a little bit in the way of fog later on along the san mateo coast. but otherwise once again starting out in the 40s and 50s with upper 50s to the low to mid-70s once again. tonight fair skies. things will be changing as we enter the first day of spring by wednesday. we will talk about that, which includes some rain. that's coming up. kira. >> thank you. the power and influence of the agriculture in
, of course. coming up next, undercover videos have changed the animal trulity laws in several states, but now why it could be considered criminal activity to shoot those very videos of that made the difference. and a progress report on the fourth bore of the called cot tunnel. the features that will make it a >> 6:30. right now i'm kira klapper in for carolyn tyler. we are starting this half-hour with a quick look at the weather. here's meteorologist lisa argen. >> hi there, kira. good morning to you. hears a look at san francisco where temperatures are pretty mild. upper 40s to the 50s. we are going to look for numbers around the bay to stay in the 40s and 50s throughout the next couple of hours. the difference this morning, we are clear. no fog to speak of. the coolest numbers are in our east bay valleys. about 40 this morning in livermore. also parts of the coast, upper 30s to mid-40s around half moon bay. this afternoon, once again we have the breeze kick in. temperatures coolest by the shoreline. but low to mid-70s returning. once again, above normal highs. rain is arriving on cue with s
much negative behavior. we talk about it. we complain about it. but yet we need to support our law enforcement. >> reporter: this is not the only area looking for help. the angels are coming to his district this weekend to help clean up. in oakland, john sasaki, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> more solo drivers are buying their way into express lanes. that's helping to raise cash. the highway 237 to interstate 880 express lane generated $900,000 in the first year. or about $300,000 more than projected. transportation planners are considering several new express lanes by 2015. >>> it's taken five years but today san francisco-based twitter received its patent. the tech website says the u.s. patent and trademark office granted twitter's founders a patent. twitter has publicly promised to only use the patents defensively. the company will also require permission from its employees if it wants to take the offensive and sue another company over intellectual property. >>> comcast customers may have noticed their internet service has gotten a little quicker. they've increased the speeds of servi
complain about it. but yet we need to support our law enforcement. >> reporter: this is not the only area looking for help. the angels are coming to his district this weekend to help clean up. in oakland, john sasaki, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> more solo drivers are buying their way into express lanes. that's helping to raise cash. the highway 237 to interstate 880 express lane generated $900,000 in the first year. or about $300,000 more than projected. transportation planners are considering several new express lanes by 2015. >>> it's taken five years but today san francisco-based twitter received its patent. the tech website says the u.s. patent and trademark office granted twitter's founders a patent. twitter has publicly promised to only use the patents defensively. the company will also require permission from its employees if it wants to take the offensive and sue another company over intellectual property. >>> comcast customers may have noticed their internet service has gotten a little quicker. they've increased the speeds of services for nearly all customers in california. the upgr
want us to pay. >> walt wait a minute. don't we have a law protecting public access to beaches. >> absolutely. that -- that had also e always been the case at lar tin's beach. >> the law is called the coastal act. a local group filed a lawsuit today gerns the owner claiming he's in violation. >> the people are allowed to ak stoesz coast. we don't -- we don't view this as any different if somebody bought up all the houses around golden gate park and put up a fence and said that's now mibach yard. >> the attorney for the property owner didn't want to talk about it on camera but said they open the lawsuit. as far as the owner is concerned this is not so much a fight over access toth water but instead it's a battle other the constitutional rights of property owners. the road is private that the government can only order a property owner to allow the public on private property in certain circumstances and that this is not one of them. who exactly is the owner? gallo will only say it's a corporation called martin's group, llc but in a recent letter toth surf writers gallo identified
to teachers. under the law they have to issue notices by march 15 but this bill pushes the date back so they have a better idea of their budget and don't send out more notices than necessary. >> they be to give -- they have to give it out before they know what the state will give them. >> however the california teachers association is opposed to this bill say it doesn't give teachers enough time to find new jobs. >>> time to start planning for the weekend, the temperature changes i am tracking and st. patrick's day. >> last seen alive in san jose, what police say witnesses may have seen that could solve this case. >> they lost their only child in the connecticut shooting, their plea for a solution to predict and prevent another tragedy. h
it in ways that is it for various reasons. they said there is a federal law that is then broken, not riding in and tethreatening and interrogating employees. this is a big powerful garbage company and has to start following the law. >> they have been abusing and threatening and intimidating people and it has to stop. many of these people are an aggressive they think they can be pushed around. we're making a point, everyone has to follow lot including big corporations to think they're above the law. >> there are about a hundred and 50 workers at this location and about 250 in all at three locations. they are striking here today in san leandro and the headquarters over in oakland. as far as garbage pickup, how will this affect you? according to the union spokesperson that i talked to, because these lines are big step here and that main headquarters, the teamsters unions are respecting that the get live. they are not crossing it. according to the union spokesperson, if you have guards picked up today and waste management is your company, your service may be affected. >> so that could mean thos
to a judge in an attempt to overturn the nudity ban. saying the law is unconstitution skbral they're being unfairly targeted by police. they say police ignored those involved in a naked bike ride on march 9th. >> san jose police department is getting reinforcements. 43 new officers graduated today. the first class of graduates since 2009. the police force has been down by as many as 300 officers because of state, and city budget issues. >> last couple years have been very difficult. there are staffing shortages. there is light at the end of the tunnel. >> the mayor says several more academies are lined up with more than 1600 applicants for the next training session to begin in september. >> neighbors might find their trash still on the curb right now, waiting to be picked up. >> that is because of a fire-hour work stoppage. >> people in oakland were probably sound asleep when hundreds of employees put on vests and refused to go to work. >> this message is that people are going to call them when there is this kind of problem going on. >> the long shore and warehouse union spokesman says was
the politic. >> a 1995 federal law regulating lobbying carved out an exception for religious organizations. allowing them it avoid total disclosure. without disclosures, it's difficult to know who is lobbying local congressional leaders and what they want. >> it's a different set of rules, but it doesn't take away from the fact that the u.s. catholic church, the u.s. conference of bishops specifically is one of the bigger lobbying forces on capitol hill and they are involved in a variety of issues. >> tax exempt religious groups are prohibited from campaigning. the research group estimates the u.s. conference of bishops spent $26 million lobbying in one year. a figure the bishops would neither confirm nor deny. >> he spent 14 years behind bars for a crime he did not commit. today we speak with an east bay man recently exonerated. why he is staying positive. >> surprising new findings on mars and why scientists may want to rethink calling it the red planet. [ teen ] times are good, aren't they, kids? it's nice having u-verse, isn't it? see back in my day, we didn't have these newfangled
gun laws. he claimed to know where ye was, and found bomb-making materials in his home. >>> no joke, an accountant in san leandro realized he was on oakland's most wanted list. it was a mistake, but he had to pay the price. what happened next sent the accountant into hiding. >> suddenly i was put all over the tv, the internet, and i was scared and nervous for my life. >> oakland police mistakenly connected him to a gang shooting. van eventually came forward but spent three days in jail before being released with an apology. his photo and name, however, remained on the most wanted list for six months. today he filed a lawsuit and asked the department to work aggressively to clear his name. the oakland city attorney had no comment pending an investigation. >>> and big changes, a demand for more transparency at the silicon valley restaurants, major flaws have been exposed. >> reporter: right now, silicon valley restaurants are not graded or scored and they don't have to publicly post their inspection reports. last month, we uncovered how the system and restaurants are failing to provid
. >> the health department has been in there. the building inspector. everyone has been in there. due to the laws being what they are it is a long, difficult process. >> the passing of a new ordinance forces the bangs do register the foreclosed homes and maintain them or face fines and penalties. >> we will abate the nuisance and put a lein on the prompt. >> the ordinance empowers the city which has 1,000 foreclosed home with half receiving nuisance complaints. >> this is enforceed in benicia and oakland. it take as lot of weight east shoulders of the three code enforcement officers and gives more incentive to the banks to sell off the homes quicker. >> governor brown will be in the bay area this week to attend the board of regents meeting in san francisco, meeting today and tomorrow at uc san francisco myths bay campus. an issue expected to come up is whether to extend the $60 annual fee students have been paid since 2010. the chronicle reports that the university has breached student contracts and had to refund tuition hikes. students have been payinged the refund to the tube of $91 including i
around golden gate park and putting up a fence. >> the suit says the owners violateed california law by cutting off access to the beach with a gate. owners of the property say the beach road access is private and the protest is scheduleed for 10:00 a.m. today. we are live on monetary beach this morning for abc7 news. >> thank you. this morning we are learning a registered sex offenders traveled with students of two high schools on a field trip. police have confirmed to abc7 news that they are investigating the incident that happened february 13 during a field trip to a college. students at the two high schools traveled on buses to the college and a sex offender was on the bus with the andrew hill students. a letter went to the parents saying the man knew a district volunteer on the trip but did not have contact with students. abc7 news reporter, amy hollyfield, will have a live report in the next half hour. >> police are expanding the investigation into a preschool teacher accused of spiking toddler's drinks with an over-the-counter sleep aid and is charged with felony endanger ment.
. >> the church needs to get out of the business of protecting priests, and get more into following the laws of reporting child abuse. >> the church treated abuse as a religious issue, but it's really a criminal issue. he told us, he's heard a lot of words from the church, but not a lot of concrete action. >> the pope is expected to meet with his predecessor, benedict xvi. the meeting is expected to take place just south of rome, where benedict has been living. at ktvu.com we have a tab dedicated to the pope's selection, including his first public address as pope, along with more local reaction. >>> we are learning new details tonight about the arrests made during last week's crime sweep in oakland. police tell us they arrested 17 people as part of the violence reduction program known as operation cease-fire. police believe most were gang members. those arrested are between 18 and 35 years old. most face charges related to having or using a gun as well as conspiracy to commit a crime. >>> fire investigators in antioch are trying to determine the cause of a house fire later today. it happened
of protecting priests, and get more into following the laws of reporting child abuse. >> the church treated abuse as a religious issue, but it's really a criminal issue. he told us, he's heard a lot of words from the church, but not a lot of concrete action. >> the pope is expected to meet with his predecessor, benedict xvi. the meeting is expected to take place just south of rome, where benedict has been living. at ktvu.com we have a tab dedicated to the pope's selection, including his first public address as pope, along with more local reaction. >>> we are learning new details tonight about the arrests made during last week's crime sweep in oakland. police tell us they arrested 17 people as part of the violence reduction program known as operation cease-fire. police believe most were gang members. those arrested are between 18 and 35 years old. most face charges related to having or using a gun as well as conspiracy to commit a crime. >>> fire investigators in antioch are trying to determine the cause of a house fire later today. it happened at h, and 4th streets just before 5:30 this eve
to drop from $6 to $4 at 10:00 but they are breaking the law and risk getting a $200 ticket. >> i didn't know anything about that. >> two bucks a day is a lot of money but don't pull over. >>> time now 435. >> good morning, brian and pam. we're doing well. traffic is doing nicely on 80 westbound as you drive let's say to the macarthur maze, traffic is doing nicely. the morning commute looks good. some lanes are closed, they are doing a little bit of road work but there's so many it's not causing a delay. in san jose northbound 280 traffic is off to a good start. let's go to mark. >> good morning. >>> the fog is not as widespread as yesterday, dense patches near the coast, in the middle of the day dense fog advisories for boaters until 2:00 this afternoon. still some fog a factor across parts of the bay area, but not as widespread. lots of clear reports out there toward concord, livermore and san jose. downtown san francisco 48 degrees. your forecast as we break it down, areas of fog this morning, 45 to 50, partly cloudy this afternoon, 58 to 63. temperatures today a little bit cooler c
from the law. and the debate before today's vote feature add heated exchange between texas republican ted cruz and california democrat diane feinstein. >> seems to me all of us should begin as foundational document with the constitution. and the second amendment bill of rights provides that the right of the people to keep and bare arms shall not be infringsd. >> i'm not a sixth grader. senator i have been on this committee for 20 years. i was a mayor for nine years. i walked in. i saw people shot. i have looked at bodies that have been shot with these weapons. i have seen the bullets that implode. in sandy hook weapons i have been, i'm not a lawyer. รง >>reporter: feinstein referring there to the assassination of mayor moscone and supervisor milk in san francisco city hall. president obama first proposed new assault weapon ban after december deadly shooting at sandy hook elementary in connecticut. >> from sacramento tonight story of unintended consequences. it seems the effort to save california money by forcing state employee to take furlough days worked. it saved the sta
the law. >> a straight line measurement would be within a quarter mile but the way the court chose to measure, was the path on the road. >> reporter: charles christman was accused of committing a lewd act with a boy in 1989 and similar crimes from the early 80s. he spent time in prison and last month a judge ordered him to be released from a state hospital. christman's new home is the same place verse once lived in 2004. today the property owner defended his latest tenant. >> this guy is the most monitored guy in california. he has a gps. he has two security guards with him right now. i believe him to be safe or i wouldn't be doing this. >> reporter: the final say could still come from an appeals court. >>> san francisco police are detailing the charges against a man wanted in a bizarre incident involving a stolen cab and offer involved shooting. we obtained this booking photo tonight of 25-year-old peter russell. he's charged with carjacking, assault with a deadly weapon and driving under the in influence. a man flagged down a cab, jumped into it and smashed the windshield. the ca
bloomberg. she is taking a few sips from a big gulp. his law banning oversize drinks was struck down by a jump there is week. >>> the sound of music will not be heard tonight in san francisco. up next, yet another concert cancelled, and the latest on efforts to end the musician strike. >> my dog was in ireland. how ireland? >> a dog trz trip takes an unexpected detour. >> leigh: i'm meteorologist leigh glaser. delightful saturday today. temperatures in the 70s, get ready for big weather changes. we'll look at >> carolyn: new at 5:00, activists in san francisco commemorate the anniversary of the syrian revolution with a rally in union square. the first protest in march 2011 challenged the dictatorship that ruled sarah for -- rule syria for years. one million syrians have fled the country. the san francisco chapter of the syrian-american council held today's demonstration. >>> the san francisco symphony says quiet with musicians still on strike. tonight's concert is the third cancellation since musicians went on strike on wednesday. i you have tickets you can get a refund or exchange t
legislators across the country are introducing laws making it harder for animal welfare advocates investigate growth in food safety cases. some bills make it illegal to take photographs of a farming operation. others make it a crime for someone such as an animal welfare advocates a live on an application to get a job at a plant. bills pending in california, nebraska and tennessee require that anyone collecting evidence of abuse turned over to law enforcement within 24 to 48 hours. which advocates say is not allow enough time to document illegal activity under federal human h handling and food safety laws. >> statwill be back with more on the kron 4 morning news. thyou eat less...ing weiyou lose weight.et. it's a great plan... until you get hungry. that's the time to take slimful. one tasty 90-calorie slimful and a glass of water satisfies hunger for hours making it easier to eat smaller meals, and resist snacking. your friends might think you found the secret to losing weight. but it's no secret... it's slimful. eating less is a beautiful thing. >> we are back. 4:14 on the clock. >> just in
. >> that was kris sanchez reporting. >>> he once wrote laws and policies for santa clara county. today the former president of the board of supervisors is on the wrong side of the law. george shirakawa pled guilty to 12 charges including felony regarding public money he reportedly used to feed a gambling addiction. what was his reaction today? >> reporter: given the d.a. said there was a dark cloud over santa clara county shirakawa didn't speak. fierce fighter for the poor and under privileged told the judge he broke the law. 12 times the judge asked former supervisor george shirakawa how he pled and 12 times shirakawa responded guilty. >> it's a very sad day when a supervisor comes in and pleads guilty 12 times. >> reporter: shirakawa blames a gambling addiction and depression for misusing public funds and for lying on campaign documents under penalty of perjury. in exchange the d.a. agreed not to push for the maximum, eight years in state prison. >> we were aware of his addiction and some of his public service and how the community was wronged. we knew he was going to step down right away and w
as a law enforcement officer in angel castro is facing charges including reckless driving and impersonating a federal agent - and didn't show up in court today. last month - police say he was in an unmarked ford crown victoria with sirens on. they say he got out of the car wearing a shirt with an f-b-i emblem. he initially claimed he was handling an emergency - but eventually said he worked for a security company and that the emergency was he had to pay his phone bill. there's a warrant tonight for his arrest. a folk singer is accused of making anti-gay comments at a show in san francisco last night. michelle shocked is a grammy nominated singer who was performing at yoshi's. now - other venues, including hop-monk tavern in novato, are cancelling her performances. concert organizers at yoshi's released this statement on twitter today. saying they don't tolerate the type of "bigotry and hatred exhibited last night.she will never be back." bicyclists were allowed to ride bart all day -- including during peak commute hours. it's part of a week-long test program. bart officials say they've made
will sweep law and we could have a real short period of steady, light rain, and scattered showers for tomorrow. still looking at rainfall amounts on the very low side around .05" in the south bay and maybe up to 1" in the north bay mountains but that is generous. temperatures are cooler tomorrow and then the 60's and 70's come back through the weekend and into next week. sue? >> a nice live shot for the commute across the san mateo bridge from hayward to foster city. the tail lights on the flat section headed westbound, everyone is moving at the limit at 15-minute drive from both sides of the bay. otherwise, we are looking at the road work or your drive from the central valley right now, you can see the yellow road censors slowing through the altamont pass and it picks up at the limit all the way to dublin/pleasanton interchange. now we will look at the road work on the south bay peninsula side, 101 northbound, from ellis to moffitt in lanes for another 15 minutes. >> new details of florida where police say a potential campus massacre was narrowly averted. police at the university
a couple dollars by waiting for the price to drop from $6 to $4 at 10:00 but they are breaking the law and risk getting a $200 ticket. >> i didn't know anything about that. >> two bucks a day is a lot of money but don't pull over. >>> time now 435. >> good morning, brian and pam. we're doing well. traffic is doing nicely on 80 westbound as you drive let's say to the macarthur maze, traffic is doing nicely. the morning commute looks good. some lanes are closed, they are doing a little bit of road work but there's so many it's not causing a delay. in san jose northbound 280 traffic is off to a good start. let's go to mark. >> good morning. >>> the fog is not as widespread as yesterday, dense patches near the coast, in the middle of the day dense fog advisories for boaters until 2:00 this afternoon. still some fog a factor across parts of the bay area, but not as widespread. lots of clear reports out there toward concord, livermore and san jose. downtown san francisco 48 degrees. your forecast as we break it down, areas of fog this morning, 45 to 50,
, 500, and 590, and adding section 810, to: incorporate state law provisions governing community college and board of education candidates; change deadlines for withdrawal of candidacy and candidate qualification statements; change the public inspection period for candidate materials; change requirements for petition circulator badges; delete the requirement that a disclaimer appear before board of supervisors' arguments in the voter information pamphlet; incorporate state law provisions governing signatures in lieu of filing fees; reinstate candidate filing fee provisions; and make other technical amendments. >> mr. chair, is this the amended proposed amended resolution that was just handed to us, not the one that we have in our possession, correct? >> that is correct. >> okay. >> and i can explain further, supervisor breed. >> thank you. >> please do. >> thank you. thank you very much, chair yee. andrew shen, deputy city attorney. good afternoon again. at the request of the director of elections, there are a few minor amendments and what i just distributed to the committee, just to hig
for the band says his client a law-abiding citizen with no history of violence. on top of clearing his name, a band's lawsuit seeks financial compensation for loss of employment wages and emotional trauma. the case is scheduled for a status hearing on june 7th. >> some a little video shows a missing woman last thursday morning. at 31 year-old eric out maska- leris was walking along 34 then telegraph in oakland. she has not been missing for seven days. her brother jobs last uncovers this may have. >> i told her what to pack. we love you erica. there is only people here who love you and are looking for you. we are going to find you. >> a $1,000 reward is not being offered in this case. >> benicia police are asking for public help in finding this man. 53 year old arcelio cruz also known asr c. he was last seen as the knees on monday just before midnight. he has milked medical problems and is considered at risk. cruz was last seen wearing a black but it's wet shirt, jeans, and brown boots. >> an underground gas lie near berkeley home was punctured by a worker causing a fire. this is video for h
on the streets just three days later because of a missed deadline. law enforcement has 72 hours to file charges after an arrest or the suspect is released. the work day ends officially at 5:00 p.m. fight was arrested at 4:56 on friday which means the district attorney had to file charges by 5:00 p.m. on tuesday. for some reason they thought they had until wednesday. the contra costa county sheriff's department says fight did not have any outstanding warrants so they had to released him. >> they never should have let him go. he obviously robbed a bank and there is evidence, and why over four minutes? >> iny tisht see. inefficiency. it is totally irresponsible, totally irresponsible. we have enough crazy people around. >> the senior deputy d.a. told abc7 news that we took the time because we thought we had the time. pinole police chief says his department was aware of the deadline, but on our end we should have been more definitive to push the time issue and we didn't. now the fbi says it is urgently trying to recapture a man who could be dangerous, desperate and willing to fight for the freedom
agency partners whether in law enforcement or fire or emergency management to bring in and collect all that information to a central node and our emergency center that filters the information i need to make decisions. now, our common operating picture, we developed initially based on military platforms. but we've migrate it had to a web-based solution that is open to all of our inter agency partners. it's on the dot-gov domain, it's password protected but it's not on our military proprietary systems. so, we can share the common operating picture that we have with cal ema and we've developed the ability to import data from every allied organization whether it's usgs, the law enforcement agencies, fire, weather, what have you, to be able to put it out in layers so we literally can know everything going on. we can see lightning strikes that cause fires, down to the size of a car fire. we're often able to do predictive analysis that exceeds the ability of fire and other agencies and able to call them up because we can see this and we've trained our battle captains that work in our operatio
. >> carolyn: still to come, undercover videos have changed animal cruelty laws in several states. what could be considered criminal activity to soot the videos that have made a difference. difference. >> the healing pour -- [ male announcer ] with citibank it's easy for jay to deposit checks from anywhere. [ wind howling ] easier than actually going to the bank. mobile check deposit. easier banking. standard at citibank. makes it easy for anne to manage her finances when she's on the go. even when she's not going anywhere. citibank for ipad. easier banking. standard at citibank. >> carolyn: good evening. in tonight's headlines, two people are dead following a racetrack accident in marysville. a 68-year-old man and a 14-year-old boy in the pit area were struck by a sprint car going 90-miles-an-hour. race officials say the driver, 1-year-old from petaluma, failed to negotiate a curve during a practice run. >>> the ashkenaz nightclub in berkeley is back open for businesses hours after last night's robbery. two employees were shot. one in the head. one suspect was caught. police are still lookin
, sunny skies. tiverton the upper 60s laws seventies. >> it will feel like spring. >> 716 years traffic george. >> not looking at any hot spots. moderate condition that the bay bridge 16-18 minute drive times coming out the macarthur mmaize. less than that for the and th limitre and it's a prnimitz >> looking at the drive times and the traffic maps here 22 minutes from hercules to berkeley. for the easter freeway some slower traffic into walnut creek 680 southbound. south bay we mentioned the heavy traffic at the guadalupe parkway already on 101 northbound. >> this drive time out of the coyote valley 24 minutes up to the montague expressway. >> the north bay ride not bad. the drive time around 32 minutes from the bottnavato the golden gate bridge. ems on bart, caltran, h train three and five are on time. the muni metro is not reporting any problems that james. >> thank you george. it is 719 world headlines. catholics from the world over the weekend to see and hear them pope . >> here is video. more th20,000 more than 200,000 people packed st. peter's square on sunday. pope francis greet
comes at a time in india when there are calls for stricter laws on sexual assault and changes in cultural attitudes toward women. a december gang-rape on a new dehli bus that killed a woman spurred protests in india, where most women have stories of sexual harassment and abuse on public transportation or on the streets. all classes are cancelled at the university of central florida this morning -- following the discovery of a student's body and explosives. 500 students were evacuated from a dorm building after someone called 9-1-1 and reported a person with a gun. police arriving found a person dead inside a dorm room of an apparent suicide. they also found an assault weapon and what they call "improvised explosive devices" new this morning. a trial is set to begin this morning in new york city over the police department's controversial tactic of stopping, questioning, and sometimes frisking people on the street. more than a hundred police officers, scholars, and lawmakers are expected to testify about the policy that has seen mostly african american and hispanic men stopped b
with the law. a record 475 arrests were made in the sting. known as "operation shoulder tap". stanley roberts has an inside look at the undercover operation. in this kron 4 exclusive. >> this man >> this man >> this man they all have on thing in common. in fact more than 400 people have the same thing in common local police and state agencys participated in a statewide effort to curb underage drinking called operation shoulder tap tonight at 8 i'll we'll ride along with police and give you an exclusive look at why you might thibefore buyie alcohol in the next edition of people behaving badly and here are a look at the numbers. a record 475 arrests were made statewide. right now you are going to get the citation in and talk to the judge. >> part of the reason why we do these operations is to educate the public. the police issue the man 8 ticket. >> you are being cited for furnishing alcohol to a minor. another boost tonight for backers of same sex marriage. former secretary of state hillary clinton is the latest high profile figure to come out in support of same sex marriage.. kron 4's dan ker
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